Climbing Crew/Certified Arborist

$23.00 - $28.00 hourly
  • Pinnacle Tree & Shrub Care
  • Kitchener, ON, Canada
  • Aug 09, 2023
Full time Arborist Crew Leader Other

Job Description

Pinnacle Tree & Shrub Care provides tree care services in the Kitchener/Waterloo and surrounding areas. We are locally owned and operated. Since 1977, we have studied this field and we strive to provide a high level of service and care, using the latest arboriculture techniques.  We promote training and growth within our industry, and we provide in-house training. We are members of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) as well as the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA).

The goals of Pinnacle Tree & Shrub Care are to have crew members that are polite, courteous, and respectful of our clients and their properties. We want our employees to feel invested and engaged so we can achieve our goals together. To that regard we require our crew members to come with a good attitude, a willingness to learn and grow, to be able to work in a team setting or independently, and to have a high regard for safety, to ensure a safe work environment.

Position Description:

The skills and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

·         Performs all required ground, climbing, and aerial lift duties in support of specific job                                assignments, as directed by crew leader or designated supervisor

·         Skills to operate chainsaws, chippers and other equipment

·         Properly maintain all tools and equipment

·         Ability to install and inspect structural support systems

·         Experience to safely prune or remove large limbs using advanced rigging techniques

·         Capability to drive a truck with a trailer

·         Responsible for carrying out other duties as assigned by the crew leader or designated                              supervisor,  Arborist representative, or local manager

·         Abide by industry safe work practices


·         High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

·         2-3 years’ experience climbing with ropes and harness in the tree care industry

·         Hold a valid “G” license required with a clean Driver’s Abstract

·         Hold or working towards an ISA Certification or Ontario Licensed Arborist

·         Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.

·         Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress



Competitive compensation with benefits

Full time year-round work

WSIB coverage

Holidays Paid/Overtime

On-going training and mentoring

Training allowance

Annual boot allowance

Company uniform provided

Training and safety gear provided


Pay will be assessed to match qualifications


If you are interested in furthering your career at Pinnacle Tree & Shrub Care, please email a resume and cover letter to